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Federal agency administrator , Lawyer

Kevin James O'Connor, American lawyer, former federal agency administrator. Connecticut 1992, New York 1993, United States District Court Connecticut (southern and eastern districts) New York 1994, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1994. Board member, advisory University Notre Dame Monogram Club, since 2001; corporator Hartford Hospital, 2001—2008, St. Francis Hospital, since 2008.

Background

O'Connor, Kevin James was born on May 3, 1967 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Dennis Edmund and Mary Theresa (Leahy) O'Connor.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Notre Dame, 1989. Juris Doctor with high honors, University Connecticut, 1992.

Career

Law clerk to Honorary William H. Timbers United States Court Appeals (2nd Circuit), New York City, 1992-1993. Litigation associate Cahill, Gordon & Reindel LLP, 1993-1995. Staff attorney, senior counsel Division Enforcement Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1995-1997.

Partner Day Berry & Howard LLP, Hartford, 1999—2002. Corporate Counsel Town of West Hartford, 1999—2001. United States attorney District Connecticut United States Department Justice, Hartford, 2002—2008, associate deputy attorney general Washington, 2007, chief of staff to attorney general, 2007, associate attorney general, 2008—2009.

Partner Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, Hartford, Connecticut, since 2009. Adjunct professor George Washington University Law School, Washington, 1996-1997, University Connecticut Law School, since 1998. Chair, United States Department Justice Intellectual Property Task Force, 2007-2008.

Trustee, Fed, Bar Council, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Connecticut 1992, New York 1993, United States District Court Connecticut (southern and eastern districts) New York 1994, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1994.

Membership

Board member, advisory University Notre Dame Monogram Club, since 2001. Corporator Hartford Hospital, 2001—2008, St. Francis Hospital, since 2008.

Connections

father:
Dennis Edmund O'Connor

mother:
Mary Theresa (Leahy) O'Connor